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John Edward Farry in Norfolk in the 1881 Census

Details of John Edward Farry of Margetts Cottages, East Dereham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

John Edward

Last name

Farry

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Uppholsterer

Birth town

Bath

Birth county

Somerset

Birth place

England

Street

Margetts Cottages

Town

Parish

East Dereham

County

Norfolk

Country

England

Registration district

Mitford

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Herbert

Last name

Farry

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Solicitors Clerk

Birth place

Fakenham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Edith

Last name

Farry

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Housekeeper

Birth place

Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Farry

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Billiard Marker

Birth place

Fakenham, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Farry

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

East Dereham, Norfolk, England

About the 1881 England Wales and Scotland Census

When the 1881 census was taken on April 3rd, the total population of England, Wales and Scotland was recorded as 29,707,207. The First Boer War ended only weeks before the 1881 census.

As with any historical research, the golden rule of family history is to check the original record, or "primary source", wherever possible. We have provided clear images of the original census enumeration books for you to view once you've found the right family in the indexes.

When using census returns, once you have located your ancestor in the census, you should then view the original images to validate your findings. The image of the original document will also help you see the household in the context of surrounding households as all the information will be provided in one clear place, as it was originally written down.

The original documents would have been given to your ancestor several days before 3 April, and the head of household would have been asked to fill in the details for anyone who would have been residing at that address on the census date. If the head of the household was unable to read or write, the enumerator - a literate person who would be collecting the census forms - would help fill in the details. Because of this, however, you may note mistakes that were made, such as name spellings. It should also be noted that many people were often economical with the truth when it came to their ages.

Note: the census includes details of people resident in docked vessels and institutions such as prisons, workhouses, hospitals, and barracks, as well as individual households.

See the whole Farry family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Edward Farry and 4 other people

Farry family summary

NAME
John Edward Farry
BORN
1827
BIRTH COUNTY
Somerset
ADDRESS IN 1881
East Dereham, Norfolk, England
An original census record
An original census record

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